21Jul14 Westford Fire Logo

Firefighters Handling More Than Just Train Fires In August

The following are highlights from the Westford Fire Department log for the week of Aug. 10 to 17.

Aug. 10, 3:41 p.m. – Smoke was reported in the area of Depot Street and Meyler Way.

After investigation, the smoke was coming from a legal cooking fire.

Aug. 11, 1:00 p.m. – A series of fires were ignited along train tracks in Nabnasset due to a series of sparks emanating from a train passing through.

For more, see the full story.

Aug. 11, 5:22 p.m. – Firefighters helped clean a small amount of oil that spilled on Graniteville Road. Upon further investigation, the oil was determined to be diesel fuel.

Aug. 13, 7:02 p.m. – Three units responded to an alarm at the British Beer Company. It was determined a faulty heat detector was the issue.